• Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction – NYT

    THE NEW HEALTH CARE  Austin Frakt – New York Times APRIL 24, 2017 The burden of substance abuse disorders can fall heavily on the families and friends of those who battle addictions. But society also pays a great deal through increased crime. Treatment programs can reduce those costs. For... Read more
  • TWC Premiere Elevate Gala

    Thank you for supporting Together We Can! Together We Can's Premiere Elevate Fundraiser at the Imperial Theatre on March 5th was a massive success. Our plans to increase our number of treatment beds and renovate our current facilities are now coming to fruition as Together We Can remains on... Read more
  • Talking Stick Festival 2017

    A Celebration of Indigenous Peformance and Art Long-time Together We Can staff member Bill Sinclair accompanied a group of our residents on a visit to the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre in Yaletown this past month. The Talking Stick Festival is an annual gathering of indigenous artists and... Read more
  • It’s Not Weak To Speak: Whistler Tire Flip

    Spreading Awareness About PTSD, Addiction and Mental Health Together We Can Staff members Mike Wilson and Nathan Macmaster drove up to Whistler on Sunday, February 12th with fifteen primary care residents in support of Terrance Kosikar and the “It’s not weak to speak – Not all wounds are visible” campaign. The... Read more
  • A Soldier’s Story: Veteran Finds Home

    By Drake, Recovery Life News Posted: Feb 14, 2017 2:23 PM PST TWC Alumni and Veteran Paul Owen Speaks His Truth Paul is a Veteran of the Canadian Forces, proudly serving our country for ten years. I could get into detail about what Paul did during his time in the military, but I believe there... Read more
  • Recovery Is Possible: A Paramedic’s Story

    TWC Alumni Clive Derbyshire Shares His Truth On CBC Together We Can alumni and first responder Clive Derbyshire was recently asked to conduct a video interview on CBC News Vancouver. Clive shared his thoughts pertaining to the overdose epidemic in our city as well as his own personal struggles and... Read more
  • TWC Gets In The Christmas Spirit!

    Volunteers Give Back at The Maritime Labour Centre Together We Can addiction counsellor Dan Bernard has been organizing volunteers to help in preparation for the Labour Community Christmas Dinner that is held as an annual event for the last eight years. Alumni, staff and residents consider this to be a... Read more
  • Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil

    Honouring the Memory of Overdose Victims On December 15th, 13 people died of drug overdoses across our province with eight confirmed deaths on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. The latest government strategy of banning pill presses has done nothing to curb the steadily growing death toll in BC. Members of the recovery... Read more
  • Christmas at The Lighthouse

    Thank You Anawim House! TWC Vancouver Island Representative Trevor Franklin has started a tradition of purchasing a Christmas tree for TWC’s Lighthouse transitional home in Victoria every year. The past four years, Trevor has been going down to the Anawim House in Victoria during their annual Christmas Tree Sale.... Read more
  • North Shore Round Up 2017

    Tickets Available Now! There are many AA Conventions held around the world and Vancouver’s Annual North Shore Round Up is proud to participate in the tradition of coming together as a community to celebrate success in sobriety. This is a self-supporting event organized and planned by a committee of local... Read more